Unless you’ve been stuck under a rock, you may have noticed that the World Cup has kicked off and that even the most bah-humbag football haters are in high spirits to celebrate (read: drink). Into the actual game or not, the sun is just about shining and it feels like British summertime has truly arrived, so you may as well start allowing those lovely Rio vibes to soak in. That doesn’t have to mean sporting a typical polyester footy t-shirt, blowing a vuvuzela or deciding that the pairing of a thong and butt implants is your new priority.
Alessandra Ambrosio gets in the World Cup spirit [Instagram]
Instead, you’d be wise to check out the colourful, print-tastic, flag-smothered pieces that a handful of brands have created in order to support Brazil’s beautiful landscape and culture. From to designer prints by Versace to a cheeky pair of football-patchworked Pretty Ballerinas, fashion has definitely stepped up to the World Cup. Even the players are getting involved in the design department and have teamed up with MCM to create their very own special edition backpacks… Fancy a new bag designed by Ronaldo? Or just want to look at him in his shorts? That’s up to you, but if you fancy showing some sartorial support then you need to check out the gallery above. We’ve found the top 20 most stylish (and kind of hilarious) buys for you to join in. Click through now!
Compiled by Hannah Lewis